Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Even when an auto collision is not fatal, it can still be mentally, physically, and emotionally traumatic. They can also be extremely expensive to recover from. You may have suffered damages to your person as well as to your automobile or vehicle. The good news is that many of these damages can be financially recovered. If you are not at fault for the accident. If you’re not at fault for a recent car crash and want to recover financially from your damages, here are important steps to know.
Recovery Comes First
In any case, where someone is injured, it is most important to tend to injuries before doing anything else. Ensure you comply with first responders and seek treatment for any physical damages to you or your passengers.
Report the Accident
Ensure you report the auto accident to the proper authorities so that there is an official police report of your incident. This will help in insurance claims and any legal action you take.
Record Everything You Can About the Crash
If you can, take pictures of everything at the accident site. These photos should include pictures of any damage to the cars involved. Make sure you write down your recollection of the accident and get the accounts of anyone else who was in your car. As well as eyewitnesses at the scene.
Hold on to Your Receipts
For any costs, you incur as a result of the accident. You should ensure that you keep all your payment records. This could be medical bills, receipts from an auto body shop, and a record of any time you had to miss work due to your injuries and therefore missed out on wages. In addition to a quantified amount for your pain and suffering, all of these items can be recovered.
Attain a Personal Injury Lawyer
If you were not at fault for the accident, it is important to contact a personal injury attorney. You should receive compensation for any cost for which you are eligible, and a good attorney is key for doing so.
Contact Herrman & Herrman P.L.L.C. at 361.882.4357
Our firm is equipped with over 100 years of combined experience handling personal injury cases across Texas. Our outstanding record of favorable settlements and verdicts includes over 20,000 successfully resolved cases. Once we take on a case, we are relentless, and you can rely on us to pursue full compensation for you.
- You can trust our attorneys to be compassionate and professional.
- We will fight hard to obtain a fair settlement for you.
- Our firm represents the injured and families who have lost a loved one due to others’ negligent acts.
- We serve as counsel in a range of injury cases – including car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle, pedestrian accidents, premises liability cases, product liability cases, and medical malpractice claims.
- We have the ability to dispatch the Herrman & Herrman Accident Investigative Team to the crash scene to start an investigation and preserve critical evidence.